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News • June 13, 2018

Kiribati signs a Host Country Agreement with GGGI

Tarawa, Kiribati, June 13, 2018 – The Republic of Kiribati and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a ceremony today to celebrate the opening of the GGGI Kiribati Country Office and signing of a Host Country Agreement (HCA) in support of Kiribati’s sustainable development. A traditional Botaki ceremony was held at the Marine Training […]

News • May 31, 2018

Rwanda’s Youth Participation in environmental protection

 “Rwanda, a developing country in East Africa with overly dense population has agricultural economy. About 82 percent cultivable land needs irrigation. During dry season and due to climate change, demand for secondary irrigation is increasing. Irrigation by electric power, diesel pump and solar pumps are some of the existing alternatives. However, due to the high […]

News • April 26, 2018

GGGI Uganda team holds a National Dialogue on solar powered irrigation in Kampala

On April 26, the GGGI Uganda team in partnership with the National Planning Authority (NPA) hosted a National Dialogue on solar powered irrigation in Kampala. The broad objective of the dialogue was to provide a platform for the various stakeholders to effectively reflect on the probable solar powered irrigation initiatives for improved productivity and production […]

News • April 12, 2018

“Think Big” with Green Growth. The GGGI Colombia Team Initiated a New Sub-National Program with Antioquia

April 12 – Medellín, Antioquia – The GGGI Colombia team met with Governor of Antioquia Mr. Luis Gomez Gutierrez to establish a new partnership, within the framework of the Sub-National Green Growth Program partnered with the Norwegian government. The Governor of Antioquia has agreed to join this partnership, and to review a list of priorities […]

News • April 1, 2018

The Pacific Community and GGGI Partner on Inception Meeting for Ridge to Reef Initiative in Kiribati

In March 2018, the Kiribati Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), the Pacific Community (SPC), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted the inception meeting for the GEF funded “Ridge to Reef: Testing the integration of Water, Land, Forests & Coastal Management to Preserve Ecosystem Services, Store Carbon, Improve Carbon Resilience and […]

News • February 16, 2018

GGGI’s Sub-national Green Growth Program approached to the “Land of Opportunities”

Villavicencio, Meta – February 16 – The GGGI Colombia team initiated the first technical discussion with the Government of Meta, as part of a sub-national green growth program partnered with the Norwegian government. The technical discussion session was attended by local government representatives of Meta, including Chief Secretaries of Planning, Environment, and Agriculture sector, and special […]

News • January 26, 2018

Colombia kick-starts its sub-national program as part of the partnership with the Norwegian government

On January 26, the GGGI Colombia team kick-started its sub-national program as part of the partnership with the Norwegian government, by organizing a technical discussion with local government stakeholders – the first destination is Narino  (Nariño), located South-West in Colombia, a strategic location for green growth implementation due to its geographical diversity mixed with Andean […]

News • December 20, 2017

Consultation workshop on SMEs Green Credit Handbook kicks off in Viet Nam

On December 20, 2017, GGGI together with the SME Development Fund of Vietnam (SMEDF), a public fund of $88m supporting Vietnamese SMEs, co-organized a consultation workshop on the draft Green Credit Handbook which details criteria for prioritizing green, innovative and women-led business proposals in accessing finance at SMEDF. GGGI also presented its international best practice […]